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Phone: 503-823-7700

Curbside Hotline: 503-823-7202

1900 SW 4th Ave, Suite 7100, Portland, OR 97201

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  • Keep recycling, Portlanders! Portland’s curbside recycling has not changed, despite recent news about changes in the international recycling market. Do your part by recycling right and follow the list.

  • A new long-range plan for the Central City is on its way to City Council CC2035 envisions Portland’s urban core as a “center for innovation and exchange”

  • Portland Plan Progress Report just released Four years after adoption, Portland has made significant progress toward becoming a more equitable, prosperous, educated and healthy city, but there’s still much to do.

  • Thanks for all you do, Portland! For years, we have worked together to make our city healthier, more livable and vibrant.

  • Curbside Garbage, Recycling and Composting Service Regular service includes weekly compost and recycling pickup, and every other week garbage collection

  • 2035 Comprehensive Plan

  • Watch a video about Portland’s climate action leadership.

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The Portland Bureau of Planning and Sustainability (BPS) develops creative and practical solutions to enhance Portland’s livability, preserve distinctive places and plan for a resilient future.

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  1. Dec 11

    Holiday calendar reminders for garbage, recycling and composting

    For single-family homes and smallplexes (up to 4 units), curbside collection will happen one day later for Portland customers from December 25 to January 6.

  2. Dec 7

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  4. Dec 6

    Ask the Curbside Hotline Operator: Which plastics are accepted in the blue recycling roll cart?

    Use size and shape — not the numbers inside of the recycle symbol — for guidance.

  5. Dec 6

    State approves Portland's 2035 Comprehensive Plan

    The Department of Land Conservation and Development (DLCD) issues an order rejecting challenges to the city’s new Comp Plan

City climate leadership award

Portland receives climate leadership award from C40 and Siemens.